Application pending for 6.0 CLE credits by the Florida Bar. The 6.0 credits will also qualify as Certification Credits for International Litigation & Arbitration and International Law.
Join us for a day packed with debates, discussions and presentations from some of the leading Arbitrators and international trade dispute resolution experts from around the world.
Registration and Networking
8:00 – 9:00 a.m.
9:00 – 9:15 a.m.
Richard C. Lorenzo, Chairman, Miami International Arbitration Society (MIAS) and Regional Managing Partner - Americas, Hogan Lovells LLP. Thayane Machin Martinez, President, Miami Law International Arbitration Society Student Organization
9:20 -10:45 a.m.
Proposition I: ISDS will no longer exist in 20 years
Moderator: Bernardo Cremades, Founding Partner, B. Cremades y Asociados (Madrid)
Debaters for the proposition: Margie-Lys Jaime, Legal Adviser, Office of Investment Arbitration, Ministry of Economy & Finance - Panama, and Diego Gosis, Partner, GST LLP
Debaters against the proposition: Renzo Seminario Cordova, Sr. Associate, King & Spalding and Deva Villanúa, Independent Arbitrator (Madrid)
10:45– 11:15 a.m
11:15 a.m. – 12:40 p.m.
Proposition II: A rule against double hatting will impede the generational change in ISDS arbitrators
Moderator: Katharine Menéndez de la Cuesta, Partner, Holland & Knight (US)
Debaters for the proposition: Mélida N. Hodgson, Partner, Arnold Porter (US) and Andrés Moreno, Partner, Moreno Baldivieso Estudio de Abogados (Bolivia)
Debaters against the proposition: Juan Carlos Castillo, Partner, Aguilar Castillo Love (Guatemala) and Elisabeth Eljuri, Elisabeth Eljuri P.A. (US)
12:40 – 2:10 p.m.
Introduced by MAW23 Platinum Sponsor, Henry Burnett, Partner, King & Spalding and MIAS Director
Keynote Address and Lunch, Alexis Mourre, Founding Partner, MGC Arbitration (France) Interview by Jonathan C. Hamilton, Partner White & Case and Distinguished Faculty Chair, International Arbitration LL.M., University of Miami School of Law
Tylney Hall-style symposium
2:15 – 3:45 p.m.
Symposium Moderators: Christian Leathley, Partner, Herbert Smith Freehills (US) and Josefa Sicard-Mirabal, Arbitrtor, Sicard Mirabal ADR (US)
3:45 – 3:55 p.m.
Closing Remarks: Richard Lorenzo Chairman, Miami International Arbitration Society (MIAS) and Regional Managing Partner - Americas, Hogan Lovells LLP (US)
It's going to be a great day!